The report ‘The Health of New Zealand Adults 2011/12’ presents key findings about adults’ health and access to health services in 2011/12. These statistics come from the New Zealand Health Survey.
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Published 12 December 2012
Published 12 December 2012The report ‘The Health of New Zealand Children 2011/12’ presents key findings about children's health and access to health services in 2011/12. These statistics come from the New Zealand Health Survey.
Published 18 April 2012This report presents new information on trends and inequalities in cancer survival for 21 cancers diagnosed in New Zealand over a 13 year period, from 1991 to 2004.
Published 02 December 2010This paper broadly considers the conceptualisation and classification of multiple ethnic affiliations in New Zealand, and different methods for the collection, classification, analysis, and output of data on multiple ethnicities in the health sector, with the aim of identifying practical and theoretical issues that impact on the ability to measure and monitor Māori health and ethnic inequalities.
Published 02 December 2010This report presents trends in ethnic and socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of 28 cancers over a quarter of a century (1981–2004). It is the first report to document these inequalities in a comprehensive, consistent and reliable way.
Ethnicity, National Identity and ‘New Zealanders’: Considerations for Monitoring Māori Health and Ethnic InequalitiesPublished 02 December 2010This paper discusses the substantial increase in ‘New Zealander’ responses to the ethnicity question in the last census, as well as changing official policies for the coding of these types of responses, impacts on the stability of ethnicity data.
Unequal Impact II: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics by Deprivation and Rural-Urban Status 2002-2006Published 02 August 2010Unequal Impact II: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics by Deprivation and Rural-Urban Status 2002-2006 provides specific information about the unequal distribution of cancer outcomes for Māori and Non-Māori.
Published 02 August 2010Ethnicity data is essential to the measurement and monitoring of Māori health and inequalities in health status, experiences, and outcomes in New Zealand. This paper considers approaches to ethnicity data collection in New Zealand, summarises contemporary official approaches and policies, and comments on current data collection methods in key sectors.
Close contact infectious diseases in New Zealand: Trends in ethnic inequalities in hospitalisations, 1989 to 2008Published 02 June 2010Infectious diseases are the most common cause of acute overnight hospitalisation in New Zealand. This report provides analysis of close-contact infectious diseases (CCIDs). CCIDs include respiratory, skin, and enteric infections spread by person-to-person contact in the community.
Published 04 June 2008A Portrait of Health is the first release of key descriptive findings from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. Analyses have been presented by gender, age group, ethnic group, neighbourhood deprivation and regional area where possible. Results are compared with earlier surveys where possible for the total population and for Māori by gender.